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Effects of Private Police on the Image of Public Police

Discuss the public relations image and professionalism of the private security industry. What are some examples from the article concerning the importance of private security industry members having the same level of professionalism as public law enforcement officers? How can a negative image impact the security of a community?

Hospitals and Airports

Attach is the reading for this assignment along with the appendix to refer to. The two settings that I have chosen are Hospitals and Airports. Choose two of the four settings from Ch. 9 and carefully review the accompanying summaries, bullet points, and floor plans. Security Assessment Directions Choose two setting

White Collar Criminals & Probation

- How do white collar criminals succeed their probation? - What are the effective and ineffective areas of probation that are utilized or could be improved? - Does the community have any interaction with their rehabilitation? If so, describe. - Statistically, what is the recidivism rate of these criminals?

Security Policy

You are writing a policy concerning conditions of employment for employees of your security department. Your state allows 'at will' employment and you could use this method in your policy. You have also recently read about 'just cause' requirements regarding terminations. Your department has no employment contract in force with

Question

Please help with the following questions. Should the legal system continue using trial by peers, or should the system adopt professionals who are hired to seek the facts and truth of a trial? Which would be more beneficial to the legal system, to the victims, and to the defendants? Explain your answers.

Criminal Procedure

Details: This will be your first time in criminal court. There are typically several attorneys standing in front of the judge on each matter. In addition, there is court staff, law enforcement, probation, etc. You are to meet with the interns to discuss and name the players, parties, and branch of government that each of

Drive-By Shooting Case

Scenario 18-year old Adam Jones has been arrested for shooting an undercover policeman in San Diego, California. Officer Lewis was part of a team investigating street gang criminal conduct and was out of uniform in an unmarked car when he was killed. Jones, who believed Lewis was a rival gang member, shot him from a moving ve

Research paper help

Locate outside documents and/or books to prepare a written report from the materials citing at least four references from the documents located. Topics for research: The role of law enforcement in policing a society. The role of the courts in the Criminal Justice System. The role of corrections in the Criminal Justice Syste

Compare the relevance of sociology and criminology for each other

There are several cognitive restructuring theories that are used in cognitive therapy to reform criminals. The objectives of these theories is to rectify "faulty thinking' so that the irrational beliefs of the person are replaced with more pertinent and useful ones. The cognitive restructuring theory assumes that the criminal's

Habitual criminal behavior and methods to restructure the behavior

Details: After returning from Las Vegas, Dr. Junger is waiting for you. "I heard you presented very well in Las Vegas," he jokes, "but it's time to get back to work. Here is the ...there is more show problem Details: After returning from Las Vegas, Dr. Junger is waiting for you. "I heard you presented very well in Las Vegas,"

Intermediate Sanctions

I need help defining what intermediate sanctions are, their purpose in the criminal justice process, and their function as a sentencing alternative. Do you feel intermediate sanctions are an appropriate punishment? Explain your rationale.

Challenges of the Contemporary Police Administrator

This problem addresses the challenges that a contemporary police administrator will have to face in the criminal justice system and will direct the student to determine what the actual function of the "administrator" might be from a variety of police department methods. It suggests issues that the administrator must face, the

Criminology relevance

Details: After the successful intake session you had with Jim Moratis, Dr. Junger approached you about an upcoming Prison Psychology Conference in Las Vegas. "Normally it is one of our senior staff who attends the conference, but we've decided it would be good to send one of our rising stars this year. It will be a good chance

Issues of custodial care in the Criminal Justice System

The major issues to be addressed in this solution are those "key" issues in the area of custodial care (incarceration). Is it food, rape, abuse, disease, riots, overcrowding, cost issues or perhaps drugs? References to information is provided in each area and each or all of the issues could be considered "key," according to th

Describe the security for a bank, school, and an airport.

Security Issues in Daily Life: Select three different locations that you visit on a regular basis: work, school, grocery store, bank, hospital, church, airport, mall, etc. Identify the security that you observe in each. Analyze the similarities and differences. Make recommendations for any additional security needed and provi

Difference Between Civil and Criminal Law

One difference between civil and criminal law is the much higher standard of proof in criminal cases. What do you think is the reason for that difference in standard of proof? Should the standard of proof in civil cases be raised to reduce the number of frivolous lawsuits that are filed? Answer the question, giving two reasons t

Prevention & Treatment Programs

1.List and describe the characteristics of successful prevention and treatment programs for juvenile and criminal behavior. Your discussion should provide a minimum of two characteristics of both prevention and treatment. State why it is important and give an example of a program that is currently operational. 2.Identify the

Procedural Case Study

O Does probable cause or reasonable suspicion exist? Explain. o Do the levels of proof justify a stop and frisk or an arrest? Explain. o Determine if Miranda warnings were properly given and why. o Did a proper vehicle inventory search occur? How do you know? o Did the officer follow proper procedures for seizure of pers

Difference between common law and statutory (civil) law.

I understand were common law derived from but having trouble with its history and and its spread from England to other countries to include the U.S., and were do they both fit within the American criminal justice system today. Are there policy implications and/or benefits or even burdens in the use of each type of law.

Discuss: Personal Application of Criminology

Scenario: You are the parent of a 16-year-old boy. You come home unexpectedly and find your door ajar. Inside, you discover your son's friend looking through a kitchen drawer. The boy says he is looking for a paper and a pencil so he can leave your son a note. On the counter next to him is a lock-pick and some of your jewelry an

Neighborhood Watch Program

A small suburb of a large metropolitan area has implemented a Neighborhood Watch Program. The town mayor has asked you to determine if the program is having any effect on the volume of complaints received about suspicious behavior, deviant behavior, and crime. 1. Is the newly enacted neighborhood watch program working to

Could any legal precedence be used in a case like this?

What would happen in a case involving a 20 year old coach and a 16 year old student who were dating and both are homosexual? Both sets of parents knew of the relationship and were fine with it. What if the Superintendent of the school knew about the situation and only talked to the two of them about not having a relationship but

Commercial and Institutional Security

Based on your reading, you know there are differences between Commercial and Institutional Security. What are some of those differences as well as similarities and why do you believe they exist? Is it reasonable to have separate styles of security? Why? Post in a minimum of 200 words.

Who is liable and under what laws would they be placed?

Let me know who you think may be liable and under what theories. Example: 1) Freddie Jones and his wife, Erica, are getting a divorce. Freddie has become concerned for his safety given his wife's comments that she is "going to kill him in front of God and everybody" for asking for a divorce. Erica has been seeing a psychol

Affirmative defenses

If an affirmative defense is a perfect defense what happens if the defendant proves this defense at his criminal trial

Sentencing table within the Federal Sentencing Guidelines manual

Castillo continues to provide information as a confidential informant. Obviously, the central motivation in his doing so is to receive favorable consideration from the federal judge when he is finally sentenced. In this regard, you have frequent conversations with Castillo's attorney who is diligent in making sure his client's i

Crime Causation and Famous Figures

Please help answer the following problem regarding Timothy Mc Veigh. Describe his or her criminal activities and any background information you know or can find out about him or her. In general terms, discuss how the various theoretical schools of crime causation would attempt to explain that criminal's behavior.